On Camera, 3 UP Cops Pin Supected Phone Thief To Ground, Torture Him

The man, Sumit Goswami, was picked up by police on Wednesday from Mahen village following a complaint he stole a mobile phone.

The man was picked up by police on Wednesday from Mahen village.

Highlights

  • Three policemen suspended, case registered against them
  • They were seen in video brutally beating a man inside police station
  • The man was picked up by cops from a village in Deoria
Deoria:

Three policemen have been suspended and a First Information Report (FIR) registered against them after they were seen in a video brutally beating a man allegedly involved in a mobile theft case in Deoria, a senior police official said on Thursday.

The man, Sumit Goswami, was picked up by police on Wednesday from Mahen village following a complaint that he stole a mobile phone.

Three constables took him to a police station and beat him brutally. An unidentified man made a video of the policemen thrashing Mr Goswami. The clip is viral onsocial media.

Taking note of the video, senior police officer Shripati Mishra ordered a probe into the incident by the circle officer. Based on his report, three constables - Chandramauleshwar Singh, Lal Bihari and Jitendra Yadav - were suspended, the police officer said.

"Beating anyone is not acceptable. An FIR is also being registered against the constables," he said.

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